Newton, Surrey

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Newton
Town centre of Surrey
East facing view of 72 Avenue in Newton.
East facing view of 72 Avenue in Newton.
Newton is located in Vancouver
Newton
Newton
Location of Newton within Metro Vancouver
Coordinates: 49°08′00″N 122°50′29″W / 49.1333°N 122.8413°W / 49.1333; -122.8413Coordinates: 49°08′00″N 122°50′29″W / 49.1333°N 122.8413°W / 49.1333; -122.8413
Country  Canada
Province  British Columbia
Region Lower Mainland
Regional District Metro Vancouver
City Surrey
Government
 • Mayor Linda Hepner
 • MP (Fed.) Sukh Dhaliwal (Liberal)
 • MLA (Prov.) Harry Bains (NDP)
Population (2009)
 • Total 120,714
Time zone PST (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)

Newton is a town centre of the city in Surrey, British Columbia. It is the location for the previous Surrey City Hall and Courthouse, a local Surrey Public Library branch, a Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus, and the headquarters of Surrey's RCMP detachment. The studios of radio station Red FM are also located here.

Geography[edit]

For planning purposes, the City of Surrey generally considers Newton's borders to be: 120 Street on the west; Colebrook Road to the south, and 152 Street to the east. The northern boundary varies between 80 and 88 avenues.

Demographics[edit]

Newton has the largest population of all the city's town centres,[1] as well as the most ethnically diverse population; over half of the population is considered visible minority (predominantly Sikh).[2] According to the 2001 census, the population of Newton was 91,595.

Surrounding town centres[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Surrey Population Estimates and Projections". City of Surrey. Archived from the original on October 18, 2008. Retrieved 2009-04-20. 
  2. ^ City of Surrey Community Profile: Newton Archived September 11, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.

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